Breed Reply announces four additional investments as a result of its start-up search programme

Breed Reply, Reply’s IoT investor, funding and supporting start-ups in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, announces that a further four agreements have been signed with Callsign, Iotic Labs, Razorsecure and Senseye. This brings its portfolio to a total of 15 companies.

With Razorsecure and Callsign, Breed Reply reaffirms its presence in the security arena, whilst Senseye moves them into prognosis as a service in the rapidly growing Industrial IoT. The fourth investment brings Breed to the forefront of the connected devices market with Iotic Labs – a framework to enable the interaction of things.

“We are delighted to announce the further growth and diversification of our dedicated Iot portfolio,said Emanuele Angelidis, CEO of Breed Reply.

Breed Reply, Reply’s advanced incubator, funds and supports the development of start-ups in the IoT in Europe and the USA. Based in London, with operational offices in Germany and Italy, Breed Reply supports entrepreneurs and young talent by quickly bringing new ideas to the market.callsign

This is done via three fundamental services: funding at “seed” and “early stage” level; considerable support with significant know how transfer of business, managerial and technological expertise; and, thanks to Reply’s ecosystem, medium-term involvement to establish start-ups in their market. In the IoT sector, the main areas Breed Reply focuses on are Fitness and Wellness, Healthcare, Smart home, Manufacturing, Transportation and Energy.

Parent company, Reply specialises in the design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media. Through its network of specialist companies, Reply supports some of Europe’s leading industrial groups in Telco & Media, Industry & Services, Banks & Insurance, and Public Administration to define and develop business models, suited to the new paradigms of Big Data, Cloud Computing, Digital Media and the Internet of Things. Reply services include: Consulting, System Integration and Digital Services.iotic

Callsign has built the most comprehensive authentication platform for enterprises, financial institutions and consumer facing web companies. Built upon a non-repudiable military grade Crypto Engine, Callsign’s layered security approach provides a set of services that are unparalleled in the market today.

Iotic Labs have created Iotic Space, the trusted environment where anything can interact with anything. Data can be securely shared or exchanged, creating communities of unrelated things transforming services and enabling interventions and improvements that would not otherwise have been possible.

seneyesRazorSecure’s active monitoring software monitors systems continuously and alerts the instant that a system breach occurs. Combined with automated defenc​e system and a low cost, low maintenance approach, RazorSecure is the ideal solution for difficult to manage small scale/IoT systems in harsh environments.

Senseye PROGNOSYS by Senseye helps manufacturers avoid downtime and save money. It automatically monitors the condition of machines and predicts future breakdowns, it’s scalable, simple to use and able to work with any equipment.image001

On the Best in Breed 4 programme Emanuele Angelidis has commented: “The programme Best in Breed has enabled us to evaluate and invest from the beginning in a number of highly innovative businesses / companies. We have therefore just launched the fifth edition of Best in Breed from which I expect further substantial results.”

Applications for Best in Breed 5 are open until October 26, 2016.

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